Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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September 26, 2013 Press Release
Garamendi led a group of Northern California Members of Congress in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior requesting specific information on past and future federal funding for the proposed Peripheral Tunnel project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The letter’s signatories also expressed strong concerns about the plan’s impact on Northern California’s economy.
September 25, 2013 Press Release
Attendees included local, state, and federal maritime transportation officials, representatives from the Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers, along with prominent business leaders, labor leaders, and transportation stakeholders. The conversation boiled down to a lack of federal funding for maritime and transportation infrastructure and unwillingness among many in Congress to make the connection between economic growth and a well-functioning national freight system.
September 25, 2013 Press Release
“Since the first day I entered Congress, I have been a leading advocate for Make It In America policies that can help grow America’s manufacturing capacity. This wastewater collection system upgrade is exactly the type of project we need to create jobs and make our economy more resilient,” Congressman Garamendi said.
September 24, 2013 Press Release
The National Center for Sustainable Transportation will assert national leadership in reducing carbon emissions from transportation systems while supporting climate adaptation activities and continued mitigation of air pollution and other threats to public health.
September 23, 2013 Press Release
"I met with local officials, educators, health officials, tribal leaders, and land managers on the many federal issues that impact the local community. Clean and reliable water, good schools, safe public lands, health access for the sick, job opportunities, and honoring our historical commitment to the Native American community: that was the agenda today, and the only ‘D’ and ‘R’ I was concerned about was District and Representative.”
September 20, 2013 Press Release
The bill would strengthen our decaying water transportation infrastructure to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. It also accelerates crucial flood protection projects in California’s Central Valley and across the nation.
September 19, 2013 Press Release
The bill would eliminate food assistance for one in five veterans and hundreds of thousands of seniors, disabled people, and low-income working Americans. At a time when so many Americans are struggling to get by, these draconian cuts would plunge even more people into extreme poverty.
September 19, 2013 Press Release
Today ARPA-E announced a new $1.5 million grant for UC Davis for advanced energy research.
September 18, 2013 Press Release
“As the ‘Gateway to the Pacific,’ Travis Air Force Base plays a vital role as our national defense posture is repositioned toward the Asia-Pacific region. I will continue to work with our Northern California partners to make sure that Team Travis has the resources needed to carry out its most important Air Mobility mission.”
August 31, 2013 Press Release
Garamendi today commended President Barack Obama for seeking Congressional authorization before engaging in military action in Syria.



May 12, 2015 Video
Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) joins Alex Witt on MSNBC to discuss the San Bernardino shooting, the fight against ISIS, and keeping our communities safe from homegrown terrorism
April 12, 2015 Video
Congressman John Garamendi joins Kate Wood on MSNBC to discuss how Congress can respond to the the terrorist-fueled tragedy in San Bernardino